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Shaq’s Son Considers MSU

According to Kyle Austin of MLive, Shareef O’Neal, the son of NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, is reportedly interested in Michigan State. Shaq went on his podcast, “The Big Podcast with Shaq”,  recently and revealed that now that his son’s recruiting process is underway, he will be looking harder at some schools. O’Neal claimed that there were three schools he has expressed interest in: Kentucky, Duke and MSU. Although the Four-Star power forward (who stands at 6 foot, 7 inches) doesn’t graduate high school until 2018, MSU still remains a favorite of his!  ...

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They Want How Much?

A former ice-cream store featuring a giant cow head on Detroit’s east side is up for sale. The price tag? $89,000. The small, abandoned building sits on a largely vacant stretch of Mack Avenue about six blocks east of Conner. Many of the residential streets surrounding the building are dotted with vacant lots, buildings and houses.   We think this will be “For Sale” for...

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Former Detroit EAA Principal Sentenced to 12 Months in Prison!

June 2nd, 2016 Kenyetta Wilbourn-Snapp, 41-years-old, a former Educational Achievement Authority (“EAA”) principal of Denby High School and later of Mumford High School, was sentenced today. On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016, Snapp received twelve months in prison as a result of her pleading guilty earlier this year to conspiracy to commit federal program bribery and federal income tax evasion charges, United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade announced. In addition, Snapp was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $58,050 to EAA as well as $26,233 to the Internal Revenue Service. “Ms. Snapp deserves to spend time in prison for...

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Bankole: Put Diversity in the Forefront at Mackinac

  The Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island has become a must-attend ritual for business, political, education and community leaders. This year’s conference May 31-June 3 should put a stronger emphasis on racial diversity and inclusion as being part of the heralded comeback of Detroit. Chamber officials tell me they have a panel on Thursday, the last day of the conference, to tackle economic opportunity and inclusion. “While business and economic issues frequently take center stage at the conference, a growing number of our business and civic leaders are concerned about issues such as cultural cohesion...

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